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Alex Moore

b. 11 November 1899, Dallas, Tx, USA, d. 20 January 1989, Dallas, Tx, USA. A lifelong individualist and eccentric, Moore arrived in later existence to be seen as a patriarch of Tx piano blues, although his inspirational technique wilfully prevented categorization. He was raised in Freedman’s City, a portion of …

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Whistlin’ Alex Moore

Among the last from the old-time Tx barrelhouse pianists, Alex Moore was an organization in Dallas, his lifelong house. A colourful entertainer using a poetic present for rambling improvisations, Moore got among the longest documenting professions in blues background (his initial edges for Columbia had been manufactured in 1929; his …

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